Cincinnati Opera, UC Department of Surgery, and UC Institute for Military Medicine present
Lessons from the Trenches: How World War I Changed the Study and Practice of Medicine
When: Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Kresge Auditorium, College of Medical Sciences, University of Cincinnati, 231 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45267
Admission: FREE, but reservations are required. Please call (513) 768-5511 to reserve.
Description: This event includes a panel discussion on the impact of World War I on the medical field, focusing on how warfare spurred major advances in medicine. A panel of prominent physicians from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine will be led by Dr. Michael Edwards and Dr. John M. Tew, Jr. The event will also include tours of UC’s historic surgical amphitheater, one of the few surgical amphitheaters remaining in the U.S., and the collection of surgical artifacts in the Institute of Wartime Medicine at the UC College of Medicine. A short program of WWI poetry and songs will be presented by Cincinnati Opera during a cocktail reception following the panel discussion.
- See more at: http://www.cincinnatiopera.org/wwi#sthash.0KqGQ7gC.dpuf